Opinion

  • 86 400 deal boosts competition

    Rebecca Schot-Guppy is CEO of peak fintech body FinTech Australia, which represents and supports more than 300 Australian fintech companies. She has welcomed NAB's full acquisition of neobank 86 400 as a watershed moment for the sector

  • Tech trends that will define the market

    The digital revolution in the finance industry will continue with open banking and cloud systems, says Kristofer Rogers of software-as-a-service banking platform Mambu – and the most successful brokerages and lenders will be those that use the most innovative technology

  • 'Buy local' trend will boost small businesses

    More consumers are backing Australian businesses, and the federal government is spending $1.5bn to support local manufacturing. Linden Toll, CEO of invoice finance provider Apricity Finance, urges SMEs to capitalise on this momentum

  • Marketing yourself for success

    As Australia continues to recover from the pandemic, Tate Zanner, founder of award-winning marketing agency Insil, says brokers who want to stand out from the crowd must have a strong presence in the local community

  • China’s new (financial) year by Contributor

    Carrie Law CEO and director at Juwai.com explains why 2018 will bring a new era for Chinese investment

  • Are you ok? by

    Ahead of R U OK? day on 13 September, FBAA executive director Peter White explains how brokers can look out for each other

  • A motto for life by AB

    Owen Joyce, chief commercial officer at CashDeck explains why brokers need to change their tune

  • The real impact of alt lending by AB

    As non-banks and alt-lenders inch towards a greater market share, they pave the way for a customer-centric banking model writes Parth Pandya, CTO at Technobrain Solutions

  • The rise of the ethical borrower by AB

    Across Australia, demand for ethical banking has increased four-fold in three years. Mark Middleton, head of third party distribution at Teachers Mutual, explains why

  • Open Banking: A Chance to Shine by

    Lodex co-founder and CEO Bill Kalpouzanis, highlights the key role brokers can play as Australia catches up with open banking